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Announcement, Poetry Resource Center of Michigan Benefit Party, 1981

This is a Announcement. It was designed by Edward Fella. It is dated 1981 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is offset lithograph on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Edward Fella. It is credited Gift of Edward Fella.

Its dimensions are

43.2 x 27.9 cm (17 x 11 in. )

It is signed

Signature imprinted in black at lower left corner: Design: Edward Fella

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black across upper edge, center: Poetry Resource Center/ of Michigan; across upper left quadrant: Benefit Party for/ and Opening of/ our new/ Poetry Center; in black and red, down center: October/10,/ 1981/ from/ 8p.m./ to/ 2a.m./ Read your poetry for/ 10/ minutes/ Music by The Layabouts/ Minimum donation/ $/10/ per couple($5 per person)/--but any additonal donation (tax exempt) will be greatly appreciated/ Includes beer and refreshments; in red, left edge, center: Poetry Marathon; in black, lower edge, center: All at the/ Focus Gallery space/ 743 Beaubien at Lafayette/ Detroit/ 964-0888

Cite this object as

Announcement, Poetry Resource Center of Michigan Benefit Party, 1981; Designed by Edward Fella (American, b. 1938); USA; offset lithograph on white paper; 43.2 x 27.9 cm (17 x 11 in. ); Gift of Edward Fella; 1995-42-39

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